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Bread Machine Beer Bread

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Cheers to a delicious homemade yeast-raised beer bread machine recipe. Try using stout, lager, porter or ale – each will impart its own unique flavor.
Yield 1 loaf



Small Loaf (1-pound bread machine)

  • 2/3 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Red Star Active Dry Yeast

Medium Loaf (1 1/2-pound bread machine)

  • 1 cup beer
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 /2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast

Large Loaf (2-pound bread machine)

  • 1 1/3 cups beer
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast


  • Have liquid ingredients at 80ºF and all others at room temperature. Place into the pan in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select a basic cycle and medium/normal crust. Check dough consistency after 5 minutes of kneading. The dough should be in a soft, tacky ball. If it is dry and stiff, add beer, 1/2 to 1 tablespoon at a time. If it is too wet and sticky, add 1 tablespoon of flour at a time. Remove bread when cycle is finished; cool on wire rack before slicing.


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